Katie A. Pfohl

Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, New Orleans Museum of Art

Katie A. Pfohl is the Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the New Orleans Museum of Art. She completed her Ph.D. in art history at Harvard University in 2014, and has held positions at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. In 2006, she participated in the Whitney Independent Study Program in New York. Major group exhibitions at NOMA include Mending the Sky, focusing on artists responding to a world in distress, Bodies of Knowledge, reflecting on questions surrounding cultural preservation and historical memory, Changing Course: Reflections on New Orleans Histories, exploring forgotten or marginalized histories of New Orleans, and Ear to the Ground, examining environmental activism in contemporary art. Pfohl has also organized solo exhibitions for many emerging and established artists including Regina Agu, Alia Ali, and Torkwase Dyson.

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